From Ratio Tables to Equations Using the Value of a Ratio

Use the value of a ratio to set up equations. The teacher leads a discussion on determining equations from ratio tables in the 13th portion of a 29-part series. Pupils determine which of two equations to use to find the solution. They use the equations to solve contextual problems.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide struggling learners with several sets of linking cubes
  • Help individuals understand which equation to use to answer the question asked
Classroom Considerations

  • Each class member needs one red and three yellow linking cubes

  • Scaffolding contains concepts to emphasize during instruction
  • Highlights where the mathematical practices are used within the lesson

  • None
Common Core